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Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
+27 21 671 2393
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While the food was not what we would expect from a similar restaurant in the Unite States, we found the food to be good. (What we call "chips" in the US are more of a potato chip there.) The restaurant was within walking distance of...More

Thank kathryn w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to Zapata for lunch earlier this week and once again was super impressed! Mino, the owner is very hands-on and friendly and makes the BEST margaritas! The portions of food are great and they don't skimp out on anything. Guac, salsa, cream and cheese...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a lovely venue to relax with friends and enjoy cuisine that is a little different. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere extremely welcoming and relaxed and the food is great, although quite filling! We had starters to share and then a main each...More

Thank karenedwards2016
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

I was so disappointed last night when we went for dinner. We booked early and were the only table when we placed our food order yet it took 1 hour for our meal to arrive. The service was shocking. The waiter never told us specials...More

Thank sharoncarter04
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We had a great meal on Saturday, was a large table (Birthday celebration) and the food was excellent, the service good and the meals are well priced. It was our first visit, but we will be back.

Thank GeoffC5
Reviewed June 1, 2017

A great place for a birthday or simply just a gathering of friends. My favorite meal is the meat ball/tomato soup. Now if you thinking tomato soup "YUK", I kid you not, it's a must try. The staff is friendly and laid back and the...More

Thank Dionne d
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Fancied Mexican for a change . It was quite windy outside causing a draught but a quite word with the manager and the problem was solved. There was a ice range of cocktails which we sampled. We has enchiladas and chilli con carne nachos, all...More

Thank John J
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Food was great. Bacon, avo, feta quesadilla was incredible. Good service in a friendly area. Nice & spicy options available as well.

1  Thank JBigMac2017
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Very nice food ,good service and friendly environment with reasonable prices! The neighborhood is easy going and quite. We will go back sometime!

Thank ChiosYachting
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Meatball soup starter was rich brown spices graveyard perfectly cooked with a lively touch of sour cream ... spicey chicken wings also with sour cream and some chilli sauce on the side ... yummy ... My jalapeño poppers filled with cream cheese and topped with...More

Thank spotpro
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 2393
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warm, friendly local village mexican restaurant with classic decor.friendly staff will satisfy all your needs. great value , good portions of genuine mexican cuisine.A seperate bar area with an outside area for warm summer evenings. Open at 6pm with kitchen closing 10pm. Full license and cocktail menu.Come and enjoy.
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